James Marsters courtesy Fox James Marsters courtesy Fox

James Marsters has been cast as the heavy in Twentieth Century Fox's live-action adaptation of the Japanese manga Dragonball, which is apparently about as popular over there as Harry Potter is, um, everywhere. Justin Chatwin - aka Tom Cruise's sulky son in War of the Worlds - has been tapped to play the good-guy lead, and X Files alum James Wong will direct the pic, which has been given a tentative release date of Aug. 15.

In related news, Marsters has just been signed to appear at every Comic-Con from now until doomsday. - Ben Katner